William Sitwell, restaurant critic and food writer for The Daily Telegraph, discusses his new book, The Restaurant: A 2,000-Year History of Dining Out, and his thoughts on the past and future of restaurants.
William Sitwell's new book The Restaurant: A 2,000-Year History of Dining Out, examines the evolution of its subject worldwide, from ancient Rome to the Ottoman Empire to modern Britain and the United States to movements such as the coffee house revolution and fast food. Taking the book as a jumping-off point, Andrew and William--restaurant critic and food writer for The Daily Telegraph--attempt to put the current lockdown in perspective, and imagine what dining out might look like in a post-pandemic world.
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